Slippery conditions are often caused by the same thing that makes it hard to get a grip on a frosty beverage in the summertime: condensation. Concrete slabs often begin to sweat anytime there’s a change in temperature or humidity.
The need for safety equipment when performing hazardous tasks is undisputed. Yet U.S. workers continue to take risks by failing to wear personal protective equipment (PPE) when it is needed.
A former president of a Massey Energy subsidiary implicated the company's chief executive officer in safety violations as he pleaded guilty Thursday to charges resulting from an investigation into the 2010 explosion at a Massey mine that killed 29 men.
In December 2012, the EPA announced new standards for the reporting of safety data related to cadmium exposure. The new requirements apply to manufacturers of products that contain cadmium in any component part.
While watching the Super Bowl this year, I was reminded of how complicated it is to build a winning team; a team that operates at the highest level to achieve the ultimate prize.
The addition or omission of literally one word in a label can potentially lead to millions of dollars in liability for a company, millions more in legal fees, and even lead to investigations into such practices by federal and state authorities.
Chem.Info’s monthly The Safety Scene feature focuses on how to improve safety during various industrial processes. In this edition, we take a look at mine safety.
With the new rule under the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) going into effect in less than 60 days, it has become obvious that the FDA is seeking to revamp food safety in the United States, as well as regulate imported food from around the globe.
The Messenger™ GMU8120 remote monitoring unit from Global Monitoring checks equipment operations in hard-to-reach and environmentally challenging locations.
Chem.Info’s monthly Dodging Disaster feature highlights a recent or historical safety disaster, drawing conclusions about how the incident could have been mitigated. In this installment, we look at the 2008 Goodyear heat exchanger rupture.
Any party engaged in an industry that uses cadmium should take steps to verify the chemical content of their products and components, paying mind even to decor such as paint.
From drug-safety perspective, the new rules and regulations make perfect sense. However, if some of the new directives are fully enforced, customers could face shortages and higher drug prices.
Super-bright Spectroline® fluorescent dyes reveal all leaks in static and circulating water systems, boilers, storage tanks and other high-volume containers.
The FDA recently proposed two new rules, which are being touted as a significant overhaul of the nation’s food safety system, under 2011’s Food Safety Modernization Act.
Insurance companies offer product recall and accidental contamination coverage as add-ons to commercial general liability policies or as stand-alone products to fill coverage gaps.
According to the CDC’s annual year in review for 2011, there were 16 significant outbreaks of foodborne illnesses in the U.S., with five of them involving fresh produce.
As gluten-free products become increasingly popular, food companies will need to develop more gluten-free options. While it's not easy, it does offer unique rewards.
Amid President Obama’s emphasis on reaffirming a commitment to combat climate change, it might sound counter-intuitive, but bringing manufacturing back to the U.S. would help.
Although there is no one-size-fits-all template for a disaster plan, your business can follow a few guidelines in order to create and implement a plan with ease.
The U.S. Pharmacopeial Convention has found rising numbers of fake ingredients in food products. ABC News reports on how to avoid food fraud.
Preparing for a product recall is a lot like preparing for a fire. Most hope that one will not occur, but still understand the importance of having a contingency plan.
Given the gridlock on Capitol Hill (like avoiding the fiscal cliff), Americans understand that it'll be up to the public to push the government on a truly clean-energy path.
Americans are not opposed to more domestic energy production, but are unwilling to achieve it by sacrificing clean water, energy efficiency, and expanded wind and solar power.
Larson Electronics offers the LED-A19-10-E26 , a 120/277 VAC A19 LED bulb that serves as a replacement for standard 100-watt incandescent bulbs.